Since I was about 16 my mind has been on an upward climb that has taken too much of my energy. The struggle has consumed too many thoughts, wasted too many emotions, and caused too many wounds. It’s time to move past it.
I’ve been circling. But it’s time to turn north.
For me it was my dependence on food. Maybe for you it is drugs. Maybe it’s bitterness, grief, lust, laziness, fear, depression or any other problem that has turned your heart and your mind away from your intended purpose.
It’s time to stop walking in circles. Turn north.
In my trek around and around this mountain I have gotten tired, lost faith in myself, forgot which direction to move, and gotten disoriented. I forgot where my strength lies.
But it is finally time to stop circling, I have a new direction. I am turning north.
Praise God for the Bible and His words that never stop revealing new truths that have the power to illuminate and refresh tired souls.
I am turning north. And HE will lead me to victory.
“And the Lord spoke to me, saying, ‘You have circled this mountain long enough. Now turn north…For the Lord your God has blessed you in all that you have done; He has known your wanderings through this great wilderness” Deuteronomy 2:2-3, 7